1. Join Now

    AVForums.com uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Cheap but solid stands for rear speakers?

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by NicolasB, Jan 4, 2003.

  1. NicolasB

    NicolasB
    Well-known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2002
    Messages:
    5,804
    Products Owned:
    1
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    136
    Location:
    Emily's Shop
    Ratings:
    +520
    In the near future I'm going to be using an old pair of Sony bookshelf speakers as rears. Later I'll be buying something better to replace them - perhaps B&W Nautilus 805s. I therefore need some stands to put 'em on. I don't feel inclined to pay £400 for the official B&W Nautilus stands, so can someone recommend some cheap but steady stands that are suitable for surround speakers? (By "suitable for surround" I mean that they'll need to be a bit higher than stands intended for front speakers, as the bottoms of the speakers have to be lifted up higher than the back of the sofa!). I'm completely uninterested in what they look like, but something that can resist vibrations (ideally both in terms of mass and internal damping) would be good.
     
  2. Daneel

    Daneel
    Active Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2002
    Messages:
    2,820
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    68
    Location:
    London
    Ratings:
    +26
    Atacama do good stands at a reasonable price. I got Nexus 6 (£50) stands for my B&W 602s, which is about the limit for that particular stand.

    Beyond Hifi seem to supply most of their range. I haven't ordered from them though so I have no idea if they are any good.
     
  3. JSW

    JSW
    Well-known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 21, 2002
    Messages:
    4,220
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    106
    Location:
    Staffs
    Ratings:
    +302
    Look Here you will want at least 100cm min.
     
  4. Guest

    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0
    NicB

    Why don't you make some?

    Get a bit of MDF, 2X2 timber, rubber matting + rubber doorstops + rubber coasters.
    MDF primer, undercoat & a bit of Ronseal wood stain! and sketch a few designs &.....................

    I made some, & they're much steadier than my old Partington Discovery's (and they weren't bad).........

    If you're intending to get the B&W Nautilus rears, just make them large enough to accomodate them (when you eventually get 'em)

    Get yer tool box out mate!

    Adzman
     
  5. NicolasB

    NicolasB
    Well-known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2002
    Messages:
    5,804
    Products Owned:
    1
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    136
    Location:
    Emily's Shop
    Ratings:
    +520
    I bet you say that to all the boys....

    Sadly I suffer from a fairly significant degree of dyspraxia, which makes that sort of thing a bit dangerous. :(
     

Share This Page

Loading...